Steelcase Gesture Drafting Stool

The Gesture Drafting Stool is able to give you ergonomic support at a taller height
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  • Designed to provide continuous support in a wide range of postures
  • Features arms that raise, lower, and pivot to support the range of motion of the human arm
  • Back and seat move as a synchronized system to provide steadfast support
  • Waterfall edge seat alleviates pressure on the knees
  • 4" of optional lumbar support can be added if needed
  • Adjustable seat slider to fit tall and shorter users
  • Sleek and elegant design suits most office styles

The Steelcase Gesture Drafting Stool

Hours spent working in the wrong chair can actually hurt. Improve your comfort in an instant with the Gesture Drafting Stool by Steelcase.

The Gesture Drafting Stool boasts a unique design that allow its arms to move the way yours do, letting you move them as far away or as close as you need to sit comfortably with your computer, laptop, tablet, or phone. Make sure your chair arms are working with you, and not against you.

But what about recline? Lean into ideal working comfort thanks to its body-supporting core interface, which ensures you're always sitting with the correct amount of push back. Then let's talk about the seat. The Gesture's flexible perimeter in the seat allows for as many sitting positions as you need to keep you tasking comfortably. This is crucial for those long days spent sitting in your chair plugging away at your latest project. All of these advanced technologies come together to deliver world-class seating support at a taller height for you.

Personalize the Steelcase Gesture Drafting Stool in your choice of vibrant fabric options to keep you working in stylish comfort.


Free Ship, Free Return!

We're excited to announce the return of our Steelcase Free Ship, Free Return promotion.

Try your Steelcase products for thirty days -- if you're not completely satisfied, return them for free. There's no restocking fee, and we'll send you a pre-paid FedEx shipping label. This is a great way to try Steelcase products risk-free for thirty days! Some restrictions apply. See below for full details.

We're a Steelcase Authorized Retailer

In your search for the ideal ergonomic gear to add to your office, you might come across Steelcase products that seem cheaper than they should be. Most of these chairs and accessories are refurbished, giving you a not-so-new seating solution that can be open to mechanical flaws and defects sooner than a new chair might be.

Human Solution is an authorized Steelcase retailer, delivering to you the newest and most up-to-date ergo-friendly products from Steelcase, featuring full manufacturer warranties, protecting them from wear and tear, and giving you recourse if something ever does go wrong with your office chair, ergonomic desk, task lighting, or monitor arm in the future. We stand by our products and will work tirelessly to help you find the perfect ergonomic product to assist you in working better.


Chair dimensions 22.375" - 34.625" W x 47.38" - 55.63" H
Seat dimensions 20" W x 15.75" - 18.5" D
Back height from seat 23.25" H
Seat height 24" H - 32.25" H
Back width 16.25" W
Arm width 10.25" W - 22.5" W
Weight limit 400 lbs.
Warranty Limited lifetime




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Back Style

The Steelcase Gesture Drafting Stool can be ordered with a hard plastic shell back or a partially upholstered ''wrapped'' back style.

Steelcase Gesture Drafting Stool back style

Frame Color

The Steelcase Gesture Drafting Stool is available in multiple frame color combinations: black with black accents, Sterling dark frame with Merle accents, Platinum frame with Merle accents, or a Platinum frame with Seagull accents.

Steelcase Gesture Drafting Stool Frame Color


Connect - Grade 2

Cogent: Connect is a bold knit fabric available in many colors. This fabric choice is environmentally friendly as it is composed of antimony free polyester. This durable fabric offers an abrasion rating of 100,000 double rubs.


Steelcase leather is a classic choice for your executive chair. This 100% leather hides are piece dyed in mute color choices. Though the leather is not as soft as Elmosoft leather, it is still a great choice.

Elmosoft Leather

Elmosoft leather is 100% leather, and the softest of the leather options. The piece dyed hides are available in a wide array of colors. Elmosoft leather offers a soft, buttery feel and is a great addition to your executive chair.


Base Color

The base of the Steelcase Gesture Drafting Stool is colored to match the chair's frame. A polished aluminum base can be selected as well.


Lumbar Support

The Steelcase Gesture Drafting Stool can be ordered with or without a height-adjustable lumbar support. This optional support allows for 4'' of height adjustment for added support in the lower back.

Steelcase Gesture Drafting Stool lumbar support


Select hard casters for carpeted floors or soft casters for hard floors, including concrete and tile. Plastic glides are also available for users who would prefer for their drafting stool to stay stationary.


Ergonomic Training Video

This chair purchase includes a free half-hour Ergonomic Training Video with an ergonomic pro. This video will help you learn how best to use ergonomic tools and make the right choices for your workstation. Anyone interested in building an ideal workspace for their own unique needs should take advantage of this offer. The video will cover valuable ergonomic essentials such as:

  • Understanding the biomechanics of sitting
  • Setting up a workstation to maximize efficiency
  • Adjusting a chair to promote neutral posture
  • Learning exercises to reduce stress and fatigue
Ergonomic Training Video

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This product comes standard with a limited lifetime warranty.

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